FARMINGTON, Minn. (June 8, 2007) — Nineteen area high school students, six students from Inver Hills Community College and students from awarded scholarships totaling $24,600 from Dakota Electric Association, Farmington. The scholarship donation also includes money for Dakota County Technical College students who will be named in the fall.
Dakota Electric has donated more than $414,600 since 1990 to help students reach their goals through post-secondary education.
“This scholarship money comes from unclaimed capital credits and we are happy to invest in local youth,” Dakota Electric’s President and CEO Greg Miller said.
The following students received scholarships this year:
High School College Attending
Apple Valley H.S.
Jackie Chlan University of WI, Eau Claire
David Krejci Arizona State University
Kerry Kraemer Stanford University
Cannon Falls H.S.
Sarah Anderson North Dakota State University
Eagan High School
Jacqueline Braemer University of Wisconsin, River Falls
Holly Peterson Hofstra University
Eastview H.S., Apple Valley
McKenna Belgarde College of St. Benedict
Jennifer Przeslawski Concordia University, St. Paul
Rachel Harstad University of Minnesota, Morris
Joel Finnicum Inver Hills Community College
John Vaith St. John’s University, Collegeville
Henry Sibley H.S., Mendota Heights
Natalie Fiscus Minnesota State University, Mankato
Lakeville North H.S.
Palwasha Hassas University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Lakeville South H.S.
Savitree Persaud University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Tanya Thomforde Pepperdine University, CA
Jeremy Weiland Inver Hills Community College
Red Wing H.S.
Kenneth Kuyath University of Wisconsin, River Falls
Elizabeth Hale Bethel University
Simley H. S., Inver Grove Heights
Aleshia Frederick Gustavus Adolphus
Inver Hills Community College
Amy Forslund (Eagan) Global Studies and Early Childhood
Annette Mooney (Roseville) Undecided
Lance Reed Nursing
Leanne Sandmeyer (Rosemount ) Nursing
Jessica Silge (Eagan) Paralegal
The money for the scholarships comes from unclaimed patronage capital.
A customer-owned, non-profit utility since 1937, Dakota Electric Association provides electricity to more than 99,000 members throughout Dakota County and portions of Goodhue, Rice and Scott counties. Dakota Electric, a Touchstone Energy Partner, serves its member/owners with integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.